Matthew McKeon

Matthew McKeon (1924 - November 15, 2003) was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps who gained notoriety during the Ribbon Creek incident which occurred at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, on April 8, 1956. He was also a combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War.

Read more about Matthew McKeon:  Combat Experience, Ribbon Creek Incident, Aftermath, Literature

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